Blog CV

Blog CV

Pema Chodron on Fear and the Warriors of Nonaggression

"You want to be comfortable, so you scramble for ground, and often that is blaming someone else, attacking someone else... and in the attempt to get some ground under their feet, people steal, people lie, people kill, and people even torture. [Not] because they want ...
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CDC: “All members should follow the family rules”

We love finding commonality with government agencies, perhaps we are truly entering a golden age! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention files this under parenting "essentials": Identify the family rules Explain the rules Follow the rules Use consequences for not following the rules The ...
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The APA joins in: “No Spanking”!

Recall that it was just Dec 2018 that the American Academy of Pediatrics finally recommended that parents stop spanking altogether. Which do you suppose will change next: our culture; or our laws? How many more years until we can confidently call "spanking" by its real ...
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Tips from Ross Greene’s “The Explosive Child”

Your energy can be devoted far more productively to collaborating with your child on solutions to the problems that are causing challenging episodes than in sticking with strategies that may actually have made things worse and haven’t led to durable improvement… You and your child ...
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You Own Your Life – The Philosophy of Liberty

Using force or fraud to take life is murder. To take liberty is slavery. And to take property is theft... Using government force to impose a vision on others is intellectual sloth and typically results in unintended, perverse consequences. - Ken Schoolland, President of Liberty ...
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Children’s Freedom: A Human Rights Perspective – Dr. Peter Gray (again!)

A response: " A huge first step in a movement to promote the civil rights of children is to show people the evidence that children are happier, learn more, safer, and better off... " says Dr. Gray. I have the utmost respect for Dr. Gray ...
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SC lawmakers consider “Free Range Parenting bill”

What's this? A law that protects individual rights to life and liberty? How quaint! SC lawmakers consider "Free Range Parenting bill" SC lawmakers consider "Free Range Parenting bill" Mount Pleasant, SC (WCBD) - In South Carolina, Lawmakers are looking at a “Free Range Parenting Bill”. The ...
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Children are humans

The 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) reminds us that children are full human beings in their own right That's right. In 1989 the UN felt the need to "remind" people that children are humans. Nineteen eighty nine. The rights ...
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Is Circumcision Legal?

This thoroughly-researched article comes from Peter W. Adler, the Legal Advisor for Attorneys for the Rights of the Child and appears in the  Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest | Vol 16 | No. 3 We look to such groups for guidance in building a ...
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